A consortium including FountainVest Partners and Chinese athletics supplier Anta Sports have made a preliminary offer to acquire Finland-based Amer Sports for about EUR4.6 billion ($5.3 billion).
According to a filing, the consortium is willing to pay EUR40 per share for the company, which is best known for brands including Salomon and Wilson. Amer stock jumped 27% following the announcement and...
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